Trump critics make '#TreasonSummit' top trending hashtag worldwide after bonkers Trump-Putin press conference
U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands as they meet in Helsinki, Finland July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The hashtag "#TreasonSummit" became the top trending story worldwide on Monday after President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

During a Monday press conference with Putin, Trump shocked American pundits on both sides of the aisle by defending the Russian government and its interference in the 2016 U.S. election.

For days, critics of the president have been using the hashtag "#TreasonSummit" to express dissatisfaction over Trump's deference to the Russian president.

Following Trump's meeting with Putin, the hashtag became the top trending story on Twitter worldwide.

Read tweets from #TreasonSummit here.